Jesus Von Chong

Jesus Von Chong , Executive Vice President - Local/Regional Merchandising

Jesus Von Chong has been Executive Vice President – Local/Regional Merchandising since August 2018. He previously served as Executive Vice President – Chief Merchandising Officer from September 2016 through July 2018 and was Executive Vice President – Foods Merchandising from November 2015 through August 2016. Mr. Von Chong served as Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Central America beginning in 2003, added Colombia to his responsibilities in March 2011 and the Caribbean Region in April 2015. He served as a Regional Merchandising Director for Panama, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic from 2000 to 2003. He was first employed by the Company as a buyer in the Company’s operations in Panama in 1996. Mr. Von Chong progressed to head Buyer in 1998, Warehouse Manager for Via Brasil Operations in 1999 and to Panama’s Country Manager in 2000.